28.Aug .2020 16:09

Source of infection of 3 out of 8 new cases of coronavirus is unknown – Marina Ezugbaia

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According to the medical director of the Tbilisi Central Infectious Diseases Hospital, Marina Ezugbaia, the source of infection of 3 out of 8 new cases of coronavirus is unknown.

"We have 8 new cases. The source of infection of 2 patients is contact with the previously confirmed cases, 3 are imported cases, while the source of 3 infected people is unknown yet. All of the imported cases are truck drivers”, Ezugbaia said.

8 new cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Georgia during the last 24 hours, bringing the total number to 1455, stopcov.ge reports. As for the recoveries, their number has increased by 6, reaching 1196. 5943 people are under a 14-day mandatory quarantine. 19 people have died of the virus in the country. 41 citizens of Georgia have been transported to the country from abroad for treatment.